Need for Speed: Carbon reimports a high number of gameplay assets from Need for Speed: Most Wanted but also introduced several features new to the franchise, including the ability of creating crews, canyon duel racing and Autosculpt customisation. It continues the plot from Need for Speed: Most Wanted but takes place in a night-only setting.
Need for Speed: Carbon was first released in autumn 2006 for the PC, GameCube, PlayStation 2 and Xbox platforms, as well as for the newer PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360 platforms. In the following year, it was also made available for Macintosh.
Similar to Need for Speed: Most Wanted 5-1-0, a handheld spin-off title - entitled Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City - for the GameBoy Advance, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable and Zeebo platforms was released.
Porsche involvement in the gameEdit
4 Porsche cars are featured in Need for Speed Carbon. The following Porsche cars are featured in the game as follows:
The Porsche Carrera GT appears in Need for Speed Carbon as a tier 3 Exotic. It can be unlocked by conquering Canmor Downs in Silverton if the player started in the Exotic career, if the player chose the Muscle or Tuner path in career, the car will be unavailable until the player defeats the final boss (Darius).
The 987 Porsche Cayman S appears as a Tier 2 Exotic in Need for Speed Carbon, it can be unlocked by taking over Mason District in Downtown Palmont.